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CBS
Aug 31, 2009 6:00am EDT
. will not forget about you. we will skirt by the southern and eastern suburbs today leaving us with partly cloudy skies north of the district and off to western maryland. the balance of the day is looking at highs around 76. this is about a month ahead of schedule. normally a high like this toward the end of september. angie, good morning. >> good morning. it is monday, august 31st. we are kicking off the 6:00 hour and traffic not looking that bad. 95 northbound. right now no problems between the prince william parkway and lorton. clear from the fairfax county parkway to the mixing bowl. to the inner loop we go. finding drivers between 95 past braddock road up to 66 clearly at speed. the outer loop, disabled vehicle at the toll road. good news there. that is now gone. lanes are moving. jumping to the beltway. this time north of the district in maryland where a little volume is building on the outer loop at university. we will take it over to 50 where we are flying this westbound from the bay bridge to bowie to the beltway. things are moving nicely as far as speed is concerned and finally that wil
CBS
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
.m. temperature, a record tying 98. give us good traffic. >> i will do my best, howie b. welcome to the 6:00 hour. we are ready to jump start your workweek beginning with 95 northbound in virginia. already a little slow from the prince william parkway to lorton. taking it to 66. no problems to report this time. as you take a close look at 50 to 123. moving along, hey, maryland, things are mighty fine on 270 from germantown to the split. on the outer loop north of the district, already seeing a good amount of volume from new hampshire georgia. a couple of breaks along the way. and we will wrap with 95 and the bw parkway. nice and green out of baltimore past powder mill to the capital beltway. that's a quick look at traffic. now, over to you. >>> i think you have heard this earlier in the day it will be a scorcher today and for most of the week. for healthy people the heat can be dangerous but they are the sick and elderly it can be down right deadly. armando trull is joining us from rockville with survival tips. >> good morning. the heat advisory as you heard from howard kicks in at noon. that me
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
take over about noon and with that some thunderstorms certainly by 5:00. a high of 90, angie. hook us up with a nice drive. >> i will hook you up with a tie up to avoid on air and on- line. follow me on twitter at oh my goff is my name. the outer loop at van doren street is where we have crash activity taking away the right lane for -- right center lane for drivers. expect more lei delays than usual at this time. 95 northbound no problems past the prince william parkway. we have a live shot for you. notice the head lights are moving okay. and then head to 395 and show you the slow go that set in 15, 20 minutes ago. it stretches from duke to seminary. the next stop the outer loop from maryland, from new hampshire to university we are still moving at speed. finally, it is smooth sailing on 95 an the bw parkway. notice the green cars. we are moving at great paces making our way to the capital beltway. now, we'll make our way over to andrea. >>> work is in full swing on the intercounty connector in maryland. and now it is affecting early- morning commuters. armando trull is along i-95 in
CBS
Aug 5, 2009 6:00am EDT
hello to everybody and thanks for joining us so early. beginning 95 northbound plus ten minutes to get from the prince william parkway to lorton. on 66 eastbound. no problems is what i'm tracking as drivers make their way past 50 to 495. that's what we are looking at here. here's 270 southbound. a little volume a is building around germantown road area to 370. no accidents or incidents there. on the outer loop, drivers are zipping by. a little volume between university and georgia. finally i give you 95 and the bw parkway out of baltimore past 198, powder mill an beyond, nothing but green cars. we are moving and i will send it over to andrea. >> thank you, angie. >>> we begin with a plea for help from metro general manager john catoe he says they need $150 million in federal funding for exam projects. 9 news now digital correspondent, armando trull , is live outside of the fort totten metro station with more. >> reporter: that $150 million is a drop in the bucket when you look at metro's long-term financial needs. and that's why metro's top man was on captiol hill yesterday singing tha
CBS
Aug 28, 2009 6:00am EDT
, good morning to you. >> hello, everybody. it is a weekend. we are happy you could join us on this friday and we are happy about what we are seeing here on 395 northbound at duke street them accident scene taking up all lanes is cleared. hopefully the delays will break apart. right now the head lights are stacked up to itle. take it to brookeville. georgia avenue is closed between brookeville road and market street. this is because a driver we are told drove in to a pole we have downed wires there. crews will be out there for a long time. moving over to 270 from germantown to 370. a good amount of volume. no accidents. on 66 eastbound in virginia we are slow in one spot from 50 to 123 and this point nutley to the beltway you are okay. on the inner and outer loop you are all clear. andrea, over to you. >>> at one past the hour it has been a rough first week back to school for thousands of children in prince georges county. a big scheduling problem has kept them out of class. now we're learning officials knew about the problem well in advance. digital correspondent, armando t
CBS
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
have a water main break and crews are on the scene at westbound 198 approaching u.s. 29. drivers are forced to lose the right lane. staying to the left to get by and round it out with new york avenue. we are below speed. now over to andrea. >>> we are following a developing story this morning out of thsoutheast washington. a 13-year-old girl is shot inside of her home hit by a stray bullet. this happened around midnight on frederick douglas place near alabama avenue. police tell nine news several shots were fired at the home. the girl was hit in the back and taken to a nearby hospital, treated and released. right now police aren't sure who fired the bullets or why. >>> slamming the brakes on a plan to ease your morning commute. those hot lanes along t 5 and 395 in virginia are on hold. digital correspondent armando trull is live in springfield with the story. armando? >> reporter: andrea, good morning. this is the portion of 95 an 395 where those hot lanes were going to be built, but now the state of virginia, which was planning to sell bonds in order to pay for the construction
CBS
Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
and show you the inner loop in virginia. from 95 to 66. realtime sensors are showing us the drivers are clocking in at a great pace. we will take you to the outer loop. hop over to maryland, north of the district. the situation past new hampshire. a good amount of volume between this area up to georgia. and wrap it up with 95 and the bw parkway. we'll take you there. out of baltimore past 32, down to powder mill you are looking at a clear commute. now, over to andrea. >> thank you. at one past the hour, the world is waking up to the news that senator ted kennedy has died. the lie job of the senate died last night. he was 77. kennedy represented his home state of massachusetts in the senate for more than four decades. last year he helped president obama get elected. today the president said america has lost "a great leader." digital correspondent armando trull begins our coverage. he's live on captiol hill. armando? >> reporter: ted kennedy was the third longest serving senator in american history. for 46 1/2 years, he fought countless political battles hoar on captiol hill, winning
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
high in the lower 90s and stormy. >>> if you are logging on to your computer anytime soon chat with us at wusa9.com. click on my blog. we're on the home page. 95 and the bw parkway, talking traffic now out of baltimore. all nice and green past powder mill to the beltway. move over to open that door and take you outside and show you 270 where we have a good amount of volume from germantown road to 370. moving the shot in to the district, northeast dc, i give you inbound new york avenue where we have one delay stretching from the times building to bladensburg road. 395 northbound from duke to seminary. already a good amount of volume but no significant delays but they are on the way. 95 from the prince william parkway to lorton, we are tracking that trip and fining the drive time holding at ten minutes. andrea, over to you. >>> we want to get to a story happening right now. this is in montgomery county. it is a two-lay harm fire in a r towo d wood street off of route 29 north of white oak. we just learned that firefighters have this one under control. a fire in one townhouse began 90 min
CBS
Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
moderate on the air quality. we are just coming up on 6:00 a.m. 72 degrees. angie is joining us on the roads. >> not going very fast as we take a live shot of the outer loop. this is the situation on pennsylvania avenue. crash activity has been pushed to the left shoulder. notice it is taking away a left lane as a result of this drivers, the taillights are stacking up to branch avenue. that's not the last of our worries on the capital beltway. taking it to realtime graphics and show you the inner loop. at georgia avenue an accident here. better news on the inner loop at 95 in maryland. the accident has cleared. so far, no major delays just yet. taking it out to 66. heading ebb. things are filling out between 50 and 123. but a report of an accident heading westbound at nutley. we will stick with the maps and take you to the gw parkway. be aware we have police activity reported here heading southbound at 123 and finally wrap it up through the district. inbound new york avenue. that's how we end it. from the times building to bladensburg road. drivers are below speed. okay florida
CBS
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
blocking the right lane. crews are on the scene. please use caution heading this way. take it to the outer loop where we see plus five minutes to make it from university to georgia avenue. on 66 eastbound, this is not an incident-free commute so far. right now we are definitely slowing down approaching the fairfax county parkway and we have a disabled vehicle pushed to the right shoulder. moving on to 395, tracking minor slow down that is starting to set in from duke to seminary and then finally wrap it up with a drive through the district. here's inbound new york avenue and it is checking out great from the times building to bladensburg toward florida and beyond. andrea, over to you. >>> get ready for another day of dangerously hot weather. cooling stations and pools around the area are ready for the influx of people trying to beat the heat. 9 news now digital correspondent, armando trull is one of the first in line at the wilson aquatics center in northwest washington. good morning. >> good morning, andrea. in fact, i am the first in line. the stores have just opened but so far the only
CBS
Aug 17, 2009 6:00am EDT
. when it comes to looking ahead, 30% of us think a year from now our country will no longer be in a recession. 54% believe they will be in a recess session and 14% think it will get worse and go in to a depression. read the survey at usa rowe "usa today." >>> now a story we have been tracking overnight for you. land fall for tropical storm claudette. howard has been telling us about the storm. it made land fall this morning. even before that it brought plenty of rain to the florida panhandle. thousands of people were given a voluntary evacuation order this weekend. residents like jim misstrikeland made sure they were ready. >> make sure my vehicles are fall of fuel and panels and everything i kept from previous storms stored so if i have to put them up. if i put them up they are not coming down until thanksgiving. >> reporter: claw set should turn in to a tropical depression. this have a small storm by gulf standards. >>> time for a "living $mart" report. jessica doyle is off today. minor league teams are having a good time in the rough economy. nicole collins shows how they
CBS
Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
senator jim webb. >>> a special living smart report. jessica doyle is showing us a new way that stores are pitching sales to you. >> good morning. >> this is like right out of a sci-fi movie. you walk by a business and it instantly sends you messages about deals inside. if that is the future, the future is already here. >> reporter: stores tracking your location, using gps to offer you deals at nearby shops. >> you could use a guinness about now. >> the gap is taking a page from the futuristic movie. >> welcome back to the gap. >> reporter: a new iphone app lets you know about discounts when you walk by a store like 20% off of jeans. the style mixer app lets you pick out outfit and lets friends weigh in on how they look in realtime on facebook. >> the notion of social shopping meaning i can get instant comments back from my friends. >> tina with the san francisco marketing firm akqa has been using such technology for sales since 2005. and sees tremendous possibilities for the phone you carry now. >> you go to the next step of like japanese people already do. they pay with it, swipe it
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
barry has been six times more generous than his peers when it comes to awarding outside contracts using the taxpayers ' dime. the article claims there is little evidence of what taxpayers got in return. between twerch and 2009, the board eight council member dolls doubt $252,000 for outside contractors for consulting work, media relations and temporary workers. some money may have been for political campaigning and not constituent services according to the post. the second biggest spender was brown, whose office spent $45,000 during the same time period. the council's contracting policies are being investigated because of a recent scandal involving barry and a former girlfriend who he hired as a contractor. barry has repeat lid said he broke no laws in his contracting activity. nothing in the post article actually claims any of the activities the article are uncovered are illegal. at the wilson building, armando trull for 9 news now and wusa9.com. >>> changes are coming to the dc fire department. according to a spokesman, the department is now staffing two of the city's six special wat
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
morning. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. with us is one of the first shoppers who walked in the door. good morning, how are you? >> i'm fine. how are you? >> what are you going to spend money on today. >> school supplies. >> are you happy about the tax break. >> yes, i am. >> how much do you plan to spend. >> as much as i have to. >> here's some things you can get a tax break on, book bags, carpet binders, glue, crayons, remember the protractors and come passes and calculators and then there's clothing and they are pretty open about clothing not just pants and shirts and so forth but accessories, scarfs, ties, belts, even beach wear. all kinds of shoes, hats and here's a surprising one, lingerie, girdles. wow, what a shocker. now, this, electronics, even though the virginia sales tax holiday does not include things like computer and electronics, some stores like wal-mart are giving you a break on stuff like that. so you can actually buy your guitar hero and, andrea, party on dudette. >> thank you, armando. >>> right now, it is time for the "living $mart" report of the morning. jessic
CBS
Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
bridge through annapolis to the capital beltway. things are looking nice and green. tells us that the drive is good. we are moving at speed. to virginia, 66 eastbound. drivers are doing fine. seeing the volume build an 50. delays probably not too far away. 395 northbound still slow from duke to seminary. and finally 95 northbound. looking at plus five minutes in the car to make it from the prince william parkway to lorton. now, over to andrea. >>> a new wal-mart supercenter will be built near a civil war battlefield. historians have long opposed the move saying the building and shopping center in orange county, virginia will be too close to the historic wilderness battlefield. armando trull is live in in the 9 news now information center with more. >> reporter: well, andrea, opponents said that the wal- mart was going to be built on the graves of civil war dead. supporters said the county needed the money and revenue from that. the majority of speakers supported bringing a super wal- mart to locust grove. they said the 32,000 residents of the farming community would benefit
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
explosion of a mailbox. they want to know what e us it. this is a breaking e story we brought you last night at 11:00. it is at the corner of 49th and meade streets. it happened in one of the big blue drop boxes. to one was hurt but there are plenty of questions as to what happened. so far no hints in to the investigation. >>> dc delegate eleanor holmes norton plans to visit the munitions cleanup site in the spring valley neighborhood. she is demanding it go on until congress says it is all done. earlier this week the army corps of engineers halted the dig because of a mustard gas chemicalling a was found. it doesn't pose a danger to neighbors. else she will hold a hearing on it next month. >>> a man will spend life in prison without the chance of parole for terrorizing women in y eir homes. he received the sentence for beating to death mary havenstein. she was 63 in three other cases the women survived. during sentencing they asked the judge to lock him up and throw away the key. >> i was able to really hold on and i did as much exercise as i possibly could. >> if he had gotten out i elve o
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
lifetime than most of us are asked to endure. >> reporter: bruce leshan, 9 news now and wusa9.com. >> our coverage continues at wusa9.com. read more reaction to the senator's death and leave your comments on the site. kristin fisher will take a closer look at what people will saying coming up in seven minutes. >>> metro riders shouldn't face delays address they travel through the l'enfant plaza today. last night a suspicious package turned up near the kiosk at 9th and d street. metro shut down the station while police investigate -- conducted an investigation. the package turned out to be harmless. >>> in the race for virginia's governor, a bolt promise by republican bob mcdonald. he says if elected he will take a pay cut. he says it is a way to recognize tough economic times. governor kaine, a democrat has taken a 5% pay cut. mcdonald is talking about roads. he promises no new taxes to pay for roads and transit and says he will veto my plan sent to him by the legislature. >> yesterday we were joined live by creigh deeds. if you missed the interview or you want to so it again go to wusa9.
CBS
Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
to kick off a new hour. so glad you could join us. we are ready to make it a great day. join me live in my chat room. in jessup an accident at route 1 and washington boulevard at 175. on the outer loop we have some volume from university over to georgia. taking it outside and opening the door. a live shot for you. moving 270 southbound from germantown road to 370, things are filling out. to the inner loop we go and we are moving it down and going to the graphics if we can get there, i can show you 95 to 66 drivers are moving at a great pace. that's a quick look at traffic. now, over to you. >>> this morning on 9 news now, police in prince georges county are searching for answers after one person was shot and killed early this morning in oxon hill. it happened around 12:30 in the morning at a building in the 6400 block of livingston road. from what police tell nine news the incident began as an argument and escalated in to gun fire. a total of four people were shot, one died and three others were take on the the hospital. one of those is said to be in critical condition. >>> today maryland
CBS
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
the simple instructions once you are there. >>> this morning, some are asking if police used too much man power and resources on a suicide call. it happened on sunday morning at a home on wrangler lane in woodbridge, virginia. police say that lynn dale thomas had a rifle and threatened to shoot himself or shoot at police so , they would kill him. officers say all the man power was justified. >> someone armed with a gun in a very heavily-populated and traveled neighborhood such as this, an apartment complex, is obviously a dangerous situation and we have to treat it seriously. >> reporter: thomas was not holding any hostages during the ordeal. nearly nine hours later, officers entered the home and found thomas dead, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. >>> portion county police are verdicting the death of a drunk drivingment is. he was found in his detention cell. police arrested 28-year-old morales after he crashed his vehicle in to a telephone pole in bladensburg. during a check on his cell, he found morales hanging by his shirt from the door. he was pronounced dead at the pri
CBS
Aug 13, 2009 6:00am EDT
in to your car. police are going as far as recommending if you have a gps unit and you use a suction cup to keep it in place on the windshield to wipe the windshield down because you don't want to leave any indication there is something valuable in your car and they listen handing out flyers beginning at 6:30. live, armando trull for 9 news now and wusa9.com. >>> the silver spring district where armando is a hot spot when it comes to crime. this is apheter first quarter numbers for robberies car thefts and burglaries. however, these numbers are down compared to the same times last year. >>> a charles county judge reportedly admits to letting the air out of a car tire. the car was parked in a restricted zone. the "washington post" says circuit court judge robert nailly said he didn't think it was a big deal. he left several notes on the car informing the driver of the no-parking rule. that didn't work. so the judge let the air out of one tire. the car belonged to jean washington. she works at the courthouse and thought the sign was for visitors only. now she wants answers from the judge.
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